[plee-der] /ˈpli dər/

a person who , especially at law.

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  • Pleading

    [plee-ding] /ˈpli dɪŋ/ noun 1. the act of a person who pleads. 2. Law. [pleed] /plid/ verb (used without object), pleaded or pled, pleading. 1. to appeal or entreat earnestly: to plead for time. 2. to use arguments or persuasions, as with a person, for or against something: She pleaded with him not to take […]

  • Pleadings

    [plee-ding] /ˈpli dɪŋ/ noun 1. the act of a person who pleads. 2. Law. /ˈpliːdɪŋz/ plural noun 1. (law) (formerly) the formal written statements presented alternately by the claimant and defendant in a lawsuit setting out the respective matters relied upon Official name statements of case /ˈpliːdɪŋ/ noun (law) 1. the act of presenting a […]

  • Pleadingly

    [plee-ding] /ˈpli dɪŋ/ noun 1. the act of a person who pleads. 2. Law. /ˈpliːdɪŋ/ noun (law) 1. the act of presenting a case in court, as by a lawyer on behalf of his client 2. the art or science of preparing the formal written statements of the parties to a legal action See also […]

  • Pleas

    [plee] /pli/ noun 1. an appeal or entreaty: a plea for mercy. 2. something that is alleged, urged, or pleaded in defense or justification. 3. an excuse; pretext: He begged off on the plea that his car wasn’t working. 4. Law. Idioms 5. cop a plea, Slang. 1 (def 5b). /pliː/ noun 1. an earnest […]

  • Pleasance

    [plez-uh ns] /ˈplɛz əns/ noun 1. a place laid out as a garden or promenade. 2. Archaic. . /ˈplɛzəns/ noun 1. a secluded part of a garden laid out with trees, walks, etc 2. (archaic) enjoyment or pleasure n. late 14c., from Old French plaisance “pleasure, delight, enjoyment,” from plaisant (see pleasant).

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